All Reviews

Dance Academy TV Poster Image
csm_tv
age 12+
Realistic Aussie drama explores teen issues like dating.
Network: TeenNick
(2012)
Continue reading
Step Up Revolution Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 12+
Dance movie is formulaic but boasts some fun sequences.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
Continue reading Watch review
Breaking Pointe TV Poster Image
age 12+
Intensity, drama mark eye-opening ballet reality series.
Network: CW
(2012)
Continue reading
Dust Girl: The American Fairy Trilogy, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Intricate historical novel contrasts Dust Bowl, fairy world.
By Sarah Zettel
(2012)
Continue reading
Seraphina Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 12+
Richly conceived dragon fantasy with stellar young heroine.
By Rachel Hartman
(2012)
Continue reading
The Shadow Society Book Poster Image
age 12+
Affecting alternate-world fantasy promotes tolerance.
By Marie Rutkoski
(2012)
Continue reading
Golden Girl: The American Fairy Trilogy, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Captivating Hollywood fairy tale will enchant fantasy fans.
By Sarah Zettel
(2013)
Continue reading
Curtsies & Conspiracies: Finishing School, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Spectacular steampunk sequel has hijinks, gadgets, vampires.
By Gail Carriger
(2013)
Continue reading
The Children of Willesden Lane Book Poster Image
age 12+
Inspiring story of teen pianist who escaped Nazis in WWII.
By Mona Golabek, Lee Cohen
(2003)
Continue reading
Dear Mr. Watterson Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 12+
Talky docu on Calvin & Hobbes cartoonist may bore kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
Continue reading
Advanced Style Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 12+
Docu about senior fashionistas promotes positive body image.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
Continue reading
Woman in Gold Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 12+
Helen Mirren is best part of fact-based historical drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
Continue reading
 
Shake the Dust Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 12+
Poignant docu about B-boys and B-girls around the world.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
Continue reading
Sunset Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 12+
Unconventional war game forces cultural reflection.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
Continue reading
Taking Flight: From War Orphan to Star Ballerina Book Poster Image
age 12+
Ballerina's frank, inspiring tale of perseverance and hope.
By Michaela DePrince
(2014)
Continue reading
Dan and Phil Go Outside Book Poster Image
age 12+
Fans will love YouTubers' book about a show about a book.
By Dan Howell, Phil Lester
(2016)
Continue reading
Midsummer in Newtown Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Humble, heartfelt documentary about healing after tragedy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
Continue reading
Vincent and Theo: The Van Gogh Brothers Book Poster Image
age 12+
Riveting story of art, mental illness, brotherly devotion.
By Deborah Heiligman
(2017)
Continue reading
Dirty Dancing (2017) Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Remake can't recapture original magic but still entertains.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
Continue reading
The Lion's Song App Poster Image
csm_app
age 12+
Poetic, emotional tale tackles serious topics in WWI.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2017)
Continue reading

Pages